Following the film, NBC News Political Director and Moderator of “Meet the Press,” Chuck Todd leads a conversation with director Matt Tyrnauer.
Directed by Matt Tyrnauer, this fascinating new four-part Showtime series focuses on the rise and reign of America’s ultimate power couple: Ronald and Nancy Reagan. AFI FEST is pleased to present Parts 1 and 2 of this compelling and extremely timely re-examination of President and Mrs. Reagan. Chock full of evocative archival footage and illuminating contemporary interviews, THE REAGANS asserts Nancy’s central role in her husband’s career, shines a light on the darker aspects of the Reagans’ climb to power and provides a revelatory perspective on how the political tactics used in the ‘60s and ‘70s are a progenitor of our current national politics.
Matt Tyrnauer is a director, producer, and award-winning journalist whose recent films include VALENTINO: THE LAST EMPEROR, which premiered at the Venice Film Festival and was short-listed for an Academy Award®, STUDIO 54, which premiered at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival; SCOTTY AND THE SECRET HISTORY OF HOLLYWOOD; CITIZEN JANE: BATTLE FOR THE CITY and WHERE’S MY ROY COHN?
Director: Matt Tyrnauer
Executive Producers: Matt Tyrnauer, Corey Reeser, Stephen J. Morrison
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